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Seven County Chairs and City Representative Meet to Discuss Regional Economic Development

By at December 17, 2013 | 1:19 pm | 1 Comments

Seven County Chairs and City Representative Meet to Discuss Regional Economic Development

For the first time in decades leaders from the region’s public and private economic development sectors gathered to discuss how they can work together to promote a stronger regional economy. County board chief executives from Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will counties and the City of Chicago’s deputy mayor met last week at a summit hosted by the more...

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Cook County hospital tax funding drops by $100 million

By at March 20, 2013 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

Cook County hospital tax funding drops by $100 million

Originally published on the CCHHS website March 14th A sharp reduction in spending at the Cook County Health and Hospitals System helped drive down the taxpayer subsidy in fiscal 2012 by nearly $100 million, to roughly $287 million, according to a Crain’s estimate. Spending fell in part due to cost-cutting but also to fewer patients seeking care, which lowers expenses more...

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FPDCC Releases New Land Acquisition Plan

By at October 9, 2012 | 2:41 pm | 0 Comment

FPDCC Releases New Land Acquisition Plan

Originally published at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County's website The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) filed its 2012 land acquisition plan with the Board of Commissioners October 3rd. The District’s previous land acquisition plan was published in 1994 and updated in 2000. Earlier this summer, the District issued its first General more...

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Chief Judge Evans Announces Annual Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month Courthouse Tours

By at September 7, 2012 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment

Chief Judge Evans Announces Annual Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month Courthouse Tours

Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced the Annual Latino Hispanic Heritage Month Courthouse Tours of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, will take place on Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2012. Co-sponsoring the tours are the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois and the Puerto Rican Bar more...

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Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Officially Launches

By at July 9, 2012 | 1:41 pm | 0 Comment

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Officially Launches

  Today Cook County and the City of Chicago officially launched the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (CCWP), consolidating their separate employment assistance agencies and naming two board chairmen for the new entity, President Preckwinkle announced. Dr. Larry J. Goodman, chief executive officer of Rush University Medical Center, and Frank Clark, former CEO more...

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Robbins Renaissance – President Preckwinkle and Mayor Brodie Cut Ribbon on New Metra Station

By at June 15, 2012 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

Robbins Renaissance – President Preckwinkle and Mayor Brodie Cut Ribbon on New Metra Station

Robbins Renaissance - President Preckwinkle, along with Mayor Brodie of the Village of Robbins, cut the ribbon to celebrate the new 152-space Robbins Metra Station and Commuter parking facility in Robbins, Illinois on June 13.    Also present were Mayor Donald E. Peloquin of Blue Island, Mayor Robert B. Donaldson   of Hazel Crest, Ed Paesel of the South Suburban more...

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President Preckwinkle Announces Start of 2012 Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinics

By at June 13, 2012 | 8:33 am | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle Announces Start of 2012 Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinics

President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday kicked off the start of Cook County’s annual Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinics at the VFW Hall in Berwyn. The clinic is one of 37 low-cost, mobile clinics the Department of Animal and Rabies Control will host from June through October at various locations throughout the county. “Rabies outbreaks have caused public health more...

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County’s Energy Reduction Initiative earns national achievement award

By at June 3, 2012 | 5:34 pm | 3 Comments

County’s Energy Reduction Initiative earns national achievement award

Cook County earned a national achievement award for saving a whopping $2.5 million dollars in energy costs. The award was presented in May by the National Association of Counties in recognition of Cook County’s successful efforts to significantly reduce energy consumption. The county won in the category of “Environmental Protection and Energy” for its innovative more...

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-05

By at March 5, 2011 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioners pass 2011 Cook County budget http://bit.ly/i2pvfr # Today is the final day for businesses in Unincorporated Cook County to apply for the new General Business License:http://j.mp/eFUyU0 # Updated 2/28--Board of Review Opens Five Townships for Appeal http://bit.ly/eLWCgi # Cook County Board Meeting, 3/1, 10:00 am, 118 N. Clark St, more...

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-26

By at February 26, 2011 | 9:42 am | 0 Comment

Today is Election Day! Make sure you get out and exercise your constitutional right. Polls close at 7 pm # Cook County Assessor is helping seniors prepare property tax exemptions @ Atlas Senior Center in Chciago, 9 am to 1 pm, http://j.mp/epBZDi # Cook County Board of Review opens 30-day window for property tax appeals in 5 townships http://bit.ly/hcOa02 more...

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